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Aloinopsis luckhoffii
Scientific Name: Aloinopsis luckhoffii (L. Bolus) L. Bolus
Synonym: Nananthus luckhoffii, Titanopsis luckhoffii
Family: Aizoaceae
Aloinopsis  luckhoffii Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-11

Frost Tolerance: will take down to 10 F (-12 C) for short periods of time

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in Phoenix, afternoon shade in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: South Africa (Little Namaqualand)

Growth Habits: Rosette forming leaf succulent, 2 inches tall (5 cm), up to 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), leaves 0.7 inches long (1.8 cm)

Watering Needs: Keep drier in winter

Propagation: Seeds, division

Blooming Habits:
Yellow honey scented flowers in spring, 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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